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Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
thing that really struck me was his involvement in the civil rights. i look at the country today. there's so many people that don't know the history, have no clue about the history of civil rights. and here is your father speaking very passionately about a young black student who had been admitted to the university of mississippi. they were protesting on the grounds. they do not want james meredith there. and your father was talking to the governor about that. >> we've got to get order up there and that's what we thought we were going to have. >> mr. president, please, why don't you give an order to remove him. >> how can i remove him, governor, when there's a riot in the street and he may step out of that building and something happen to him? i can't remove him under those conditions. let's get order, then we can do something about meredith. we've got to get somebody up there now to get order and stop the firing and the shooting. then you and i will talk on the phone about meredith. first we've got to get order. >> he's really mad. i know that sound of voice from my aunts and un
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
mini-circles from civil rights organizations like the naacp, the famed comedian bill cosby. he was critical of you, yes? >> he was. daddy is supposed to tell you. the thing is you did booty call. the question is why are you calling the booty? that's the whole thing. you don't do that type of, you know. >> reporter: did you agree with the criticism? >> yeah. i mean, yeah. booty call wasn't exactly, you know, oscar words. i was trying to stay in the game. >> reporter: staying in the game and upping his game meant going for bigger roles with big-name directors like oliver stone in "any given sunday." >> the plays, i call. are you with me, son? >> yeah, i'm with you. reporter: he looks at you and says you're terrible because he said i was too much about that shininess so i had to learn. in al iecht, it was actor will smith who convinced director michael mann to hire jamie foxx. >> float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. >> this is michael, man. read it. >> reporter: i'm quoting you. i play a slave, and i would like... man, are we dating here or what? >> now whoever i work with, i hav
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
of eligible voters. coposition leaders say the constitution takes away many of their rights. in syria's civil war, rebel forces appear to be gaining ground against the assad regime. sctivists say the rebels captured the town of harem along the turkish border after a cttle that lasted four weeks. the rebels had already captured other towns in the area and at least three military bases. thpe benedict spoke up today for the 40,000 killed in syria in inarly two years of fighting. ,n his christmas address, he denounced the slaughter of the defenseless. inialso urged palestinians and israelis to find the courage to negotiate. the housing industry is coming back, and guess who is on a buying spree? and this could be a huge advance in space flight. spreusable rocket. when the cbs evening news continues. continues. if you have high blood pressure and get a cold get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricidin hbp. anyone have occ
Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
act right now to try to end the civil war in syria, where 40,000 people have died. we can't just stay at home. >> axelrod: do you think people look at the notion of peace and say, "look, peace is wonderful, it's noble, it's terrific for us to aspire to, but i'll talk to you about peace after i feel safe." >> it's not a binary choice, peace or security. you have to have both. but a great society will always remind itself that in the final analysis, our greatness will be determined by whether or not we're striving for peace. that's why we rate lincoln and washington and martin luther king and franklin delano roosevelt as among the greatest leaders we ever had, because they all stood for peace especially when times were very, very difficult. >> axelrod: you mentioned a number of politicians that you could tick off as pursuing peace a generation ago. are there a similar list of politicians to mention now? >> it's hard to find sitting presidents and prime ministers who are saying to their people, "my overriding goal is peace in our country or peace in the world." our politicians, understan
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